Local Government Employment Opportunities

Town of Old Orchard Beach – Treasurer/Finance Director

This is a complex professional, administrative and supervisory position overseeing all of the
technical and finance functions in maintaining the fiscal records and systems of the Town and
serves as the Chief Financial Officer for the Town.

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 City of GardinerFinance/Human Resource Director 

 The City of Gardiner, Maine (pop. 5,800) seeks a dedicated, organized, and enthusiastic professional to fill the position of Finance/Human Resource Director. 

This employee is responsible for all duties associated with finance and accounting for the City and supervises five employees. The position serves as a safeguard of the City’s asset through the maintenance of accurate financial records and the preparation of accurate monthly and annual financial statements for the City, in accordance with all applicable policies, procedures, and regulations. Candidates should have an understanding of municipal accounting and laws, human resource duties, and supervisory experience. 

The preferred candidate will hold an associate’s degree in a related field with 3 to 5 years of municipal accounting experience or related education and knowledge. Equivalent combination of experience and education which demonstrates possession of the required skills and abilities will be considered. Candidate must be detail oriented, highly organized, flexible, and have an outgoing positive attitude, be a team player, and work well under pressure in a very busy office environment. 

Base salary range is $70-$75K (DOQ), plus generous benefit package. Applicants should send cover letter, resume, and references by Oct. 8, 2021 to: Anne Davis, Acting City Manager, 6 Church Street, Gardiner, ME 04345, or via email to adavis@gardinermaine.com. 

For more information, including a complete job description, please visit www.gardinermaine.com. 

The City of Gardiner is an equal opportunity employer. 

 


Town of Bridgton – Finance Director

The Town of Bridgton is now accepting applications for an immediate full-time opening for a dynamic individual who possesses the desired credentials and experience to fill our Finance Director Position. Under the general direction of the Town Manager and Deputy Town Manager, the Finance Director, along with the Finance Clerk, will be responsible for planning, directing, controlling, and reporting on the Town’s financials, accounting functions, and operations. Ensures the financial and operational stability and success of the municipality, with fiduciary responsibility over all financial assets; interprets and administers federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and policies relevant to municipal financial management.

The individual must be self-motivated, resourceful, collaborative, organized, possess diverse knowledge of the accounting process as well as experience in governmental accounting, budgeting, and fund management. A complete job description and employment application are available at www.bridgtonmaine.org
Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following: Degree in Accounting or Related Field (CPA preferred) * Prior Municipal Government Experience * Prior Supervisory Experience * Working Knowledge of TRIO software (preferred).

Interested candidates must submit an application for employment, cover letter, and resume to Nikki Hamlin, Executive Secretary, at nhamlin@bridgtonmaine.org or mail to, 3 Chase Street, Suite 1, Bridgton, Maine 04009 to arrive by Friday, September 24th, 2021, by 4:00p.m.

The Town of Bridgton is an equal opportunity employer.


Town of Raymond – Finance Director

The Town of Raymond, Maine is seeking an experienced municipal finance director. This is a full-time position reporting to the Town Manager and is responsible for management of all activities and operations of the Finance Department. The ideal candidate must have advanced accounting skills, be accurate and detail oriented, have excellent customer service, as well as strong oral and written communications. The ability to work in a fast-paced environment is essential.

The Finance Director will be responsible for the collection and disbursement of all municipal funds. The successful candidate will perform duties such as budgeting, investment of funds, financial forecasting, and capital planning. Also, will be responsible for invoice payment, payroll management, cash receipts, bank deposits, and any other financial transactions.

The Finance Director is responsible for the preparation of annual budget while working closely with the Town Manager and Department Heads. Will also work with financial advisor to prepare for bond financing. Must have the ability to prepare required reports as mandated by Federal, State and County agencies and serve as the chief liaison with the auditing firm. Will be responsible for seeking bids for all insurance and administer employee medical insurance enrollment.

Minimum qualifications include: A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Public Administration, or Business Administration with 3-5 years financial/administrative experience. Preference will be given for experience with municipal or state government. Experience with TRIO is desirable. All candidates must be bondable.

The successful candidate must have a comprehensive knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), the ability to prepare reports, budgets, account reconciliation, and meet deadlines.
Also, will provide effective supervision as Department Head, and interact cooperatively with co-workers, vendors, other department heads, the staff, and the public.

The Town of Raymond offers a competitive salary based on education and experience, as well as a comprehensive employee benefit package.

For application and job description go to www.raymondmaine.org

Send resume, application, and cover letter to:

Rita M Theriault
Human Resource Officer
401 Webbs Mills Road
Raymond, Maine 04071

207-655-4742 ext 123

or electronically to rita.theriault@raymondmaine.org

Position open until filled

The Town of Raymond is an EOE.

 


Town of Scarborough – Accountant

The Town of Scarborough is seeking a full-time Accountant to join our Finance Department team. Duties include reviewing, processing and reconciling a variety of accounting functions and assignments, daily deposits, general ledger account reconciliations and friendly customer service. Work involves considerable bookkeeping/accounting knowledge and skill. The Accountant assists with daily deposits, preparing reports, assisting with property tax functions, coding source documents for computer input, preparing journal entries, evaluating and researching balance sheet accounts, revenue and expenditure account issues, invoice processing, document scanning, reconciling accounts receivables and payables, maintaining accounts, and routine filing.

Position Requirements: Associate’s Degree in accounting and/or equivalent combination of experience and training supplemented by courses in accounting. Experience in customer service, account reconciliation and recording of financial transactions. Skilled in the use of Microsoft products and Google. Preferred qualifications include the knowledge of Tyler Munis software products especially with the financial software. Any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the following knowledge, abilities, and skills may be considered at the discretion of the Town of Scarborough.

Apply Online: https://www.applitrack.com/townofscarborough/onlineapp/

This position is open until filled. The Town of Scarborough offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, retirement, paid time off, dental, vision, and other supplemental benefits. For additional information call (207) 730-4025 or email hr@scarboroughmaine.org

-Equal Opportunity Employer-

Scarborough is a diverse community with a commitment to the quality of life and the environment. Scarborough offers lovely sandy beaches and the rocky coastline made famous by a local artist, Winslow Homer. The largest saltwater marsh in Maine is located within our boundaries along with Rachel Carson Wildlife lands. We have a balance with our commercial businesses and also offer open spaces, parks, and recreational areas for our residents and visitors.

Scarborough is conveniently located in Cumberland County in southern Maine, approximately 7 miles south of the City of Portland. It is just a short drive to Portland and the Maine Mall with easy access to the Maine Turnpike, Portland Jetport and now passenger rail service to Boston and points south. The Scarborough Town Hall is located at 259 U.S. Route 1, just south of the junction of Rt. 1 and Black Point Road/Gorham Road.

 


City of Biddeford – Finance Director

Biddeford, Maine (21,277) the principal commercial center of York County and suburban community of Portland is seeking an experienced, principled finance executive to serve as its next Finance Director. Biddeford strives to be a premier community that is committed to providing a safe, resident and business-friendly environment, with high quality services, excellent schools, and a responsive, transparent government. The City is seen as an innovative leader that has experienced economic revival centered around a nationally recognized community investment in its downtown. Spanning a total area of 59 square miles, Biddeford provides a full range of municipal services with a budget of $34 million, including capital outlay of $1.4 million.

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